People moves: Kina Securities, Bank South Pacific, Oil Search, Newcrest

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Kina Securities Ltd announces a new Non-Executive Director, Bank South Pacific (BSP) welcomes a new Director, Oil Search appoints a Communication Manager and Newcrest Mining welcomes new external affairs executive.

People moves: Oil Search, Steamships, Nambawan Super, Abt Associates

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Oil Search CFO designate departs, new legal counsel at Steamships, new CFO at Nambawan Super, new Deputy Director at Abt Associates.

Oil Search tightens the purse strings and focuses on Papua LNG

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Oil Search has announced in a recent strategy update that it will continue to reduce costs and pull back on exploration. However, the company says it intends to make the Papua LNG project a priority.

In brief: Dirio Gas and Power project launched and other business stories

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The Dirio project gets commissioned, Barrick distances from Papua New Guinea’s political turmoil and state-owned enterprises reform on track. The business stories you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu closes in on environmental permit and other business stories

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Wafi-Golpu close to environmental permit, Kina Bank to launch capital fund for SMEs and PNG LNG delivers its highest production moment yet despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

People moves: Kumul Minerals Holdings, ICCC, Karoon Energy

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Kumul Minerals Holdings welcomes a Registered Mine Manager, Papua New Guinea’s Independent Consumer and Competition Commission reappoints CEO, and new appointment for Oil Search’s former head.

Papua New Guinea’s proposed new resources law aims to shake up old ownership models

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A new organic law defining how Papua New Guinea manages resource projects may soon be tabled in Parliament. It appears the main aim will be to change ownership and control of future projects, but will it spook international investors?

In brief: Oil Search planning strategic review and other business stories

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Oil Search to undergo a strategic review, Newcrest remains positive about Wafi-Golpu and public consultation on internet pricing. The news you need to kickstart your week.

Business says enough is enough: it’s time to stop violence against women in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea’s business community is getting behind the fight to eradicate violence against women. Business Advantage PNG looks at just some of the initiatives being pursued following the recent widely-reported murder of a young mother in Port Moresby.

People moves: Oil Search

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Oil Search announces top-tier changes.